Django REST framework
A toolkit for building well-connected, self-describing web APIs.
Author: Tom Christie. Follow me on Twitter
Full documentation for REST framework is available on http://django-rest-framework.org.
Note that this is the 2.0 version of REST framework. If you are looking for earlier versions please see the 0.4.x branch on GitHub.
Django REST framework is a lightweight library that makes it easy to build Web APIs. It is designed as a modular and easy to customize architecture, based on Django's class based views.
Web APIs built using REST framework are fully self-describing and web browseable - a huge useability win for your developers. It also supports a wide range of media types, authentication and permission policies out of the box.
If you are considering using REST framework for your API, we recommend reading the REST framework 2 announcment which gives a good overview of the framework and it's capabilities.
There is also a sandbox API you can use for testing purposes, available here.
- Python (2.6, 2.7)
- Django (1.3, 1.4, 1.5)
pip install djangorestframework
...or clone the project from github.
git clone email@example.com:tomchristie/django-rest-framework.git pip install -r requirements.txt
To build the docs.
To run the tests.
- Redesign of core components.
- Fix all of the things.
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